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Joy Buba

 (1904 - 1998)
Joy Flinsch (Margaret) Buba was active/lived in New York, North Carolina.  Joy Buba is known for sculpture, landscape and portrait painting, children's book illustration.

Joy Buba

The following information is from Mary Scriver, wife of artist Bob Scriver (1914-1999).

Joy Buba was part of a New York City community that included Malvina Hoffman, who was her good friend. Joy came to  Browning, Montana, in the Sixties to make portraits of Blackfeet Indians. 

Both used The Bob Spring's Foundry in New York for bronze casting. 

Buba and Hoffman were members of the National Sculpture Society and recommended Bob Scriver for membership. The group originated in the Beaux Arts style of Paris and remained focused on representation rather than abstraction. 

Joy made several outstanding busts, which Bob Scriver transferred into plaster for her.  She kept beguiling journals of   ...  Displaying 750 of 4786 characters.

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About  Joy Buba

Born:  1904 - Lloyd's Neck, New York
Died:   1998 - Black Mountain, North Carolina
Known for:  sculpture, landscape and portrait painting, children's book illustration